Election Board Appointments

IBEW 993 President Crichton Campbell has appointed Brother Steve Benesh to the position of Election Judge for the upcoming Local Union 993 Elections 2020. Brother Steve Benesh has appointed Brother Oscar Perestrelo and Brother Jason Rainko as election Tellers.

Canada Day Message

Greetings: On behalf of the First District staff, I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your families a very safe and happy Canada Day.  I know that it won’t be the typical celebrations that we are used to, but together with the strength and support of each other we can make … Read more

IBEW Webinar Wednesdays

Our first session of “Webinar Wednesdays” took place last week with over 20 participants. Thank you to all who attended and completed the evaluation. To provide better access to our members in Western Canada and those who were not able to attend the first session, we will be reoffering this webinar on Wednesday, June 10, … Read more

IBEW Statement on the Death of George Floyd

IBEW International President Lonnie R. Stephenson issued the following statement in reaction to the death of George Floyd: “The men and women of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers stand with the millions of Americans demanding a full investigation into the death of George Floyd, an African-American pinned down by a white Minneapolis police officer who kneeled … Read more

Day of Mourning 2020

This year the long running Kamloops and District Labour Council Day of Mourning Ceremony has had to be cancelled due to the Pandemic and closure of City Facilities. Traditionally, Day of Mourning ceremonies and events have helped us mark an important day in our movement, allowing workers and families to come together every year to mourn for the … Read more

Dispatch Procedure Changes

How to Get a Phone Call for Work In the past, the dispatch office would track the availability of all members, then call each member down the list until a request was filled. This could result in over 100 phone calls and take hours longer than it should to find 1 or 2 members for … Read more

Comfort Case Created and Delivered

Through donations from IBEW 993 members, friends, families, signatory contractors and the affiliates of IBEW LU 993 the IBEW 993 Women’s Committee were able to create 64 Comfort Cases for sexual assault victims. The Comfort Cases were delivered to communities in Northern BC located in IBEW LU 993 jurisdiction just before International Women’s Day March … Read more

IBEW 993 Women’s Committee to do Electrical upgrades at Kamloops Women’s Shelter

Women’s Committee members Alison Klie and Mollie Routledge dropped by the Kamloops Women’s Shelter to drop off donations and go over details of the Women’s Shelter Electrical Upgrade that IBEW LU 993 Women’s Committee is fundraising for. The upgrades will be done from cash donations and also from ticket sales to the Movie STAND!. The … Read more